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Letter: Thank you to golf outing sponsors from United Way

A letter from the United Way of Hardin County

Thank you to all our cart and hole sponsors for supporting our Golf Outing. We couldn't have done it without you! 

  • The Inn at ONU 
  • Wings Recovery Center 
  • H.S.L.C 
  • Hempy Water 
  • McCullough Industries 
  • Buckeye East 
  • Middlefield Bank 
  • L.W. Twirl 
  • OhioHealth
  • Newland Heydinger Insurance 
  • Century 21 - Antwilla Davis and Tara Howell 
  • Quest F.C.U. 
  • Judge Maria Santo
  •  Hensel Ready Mix 
  • Diamond M Veterinary
  • The Sweet Note Cafe 
  • Kenton VIsion 
  • Century 21 - Del Cogar 
  • Ohio Northern University 

Also a big thank you to all the players who braved the heat, bid on baskets and donated to the cause! We are so THANKFUL for you!

Studio 419 and Hardin County 4-H offer free line dancing class, June 26

Studio 419 is hosting a free line dancing class on Wednesday, June 26 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The class is being led by Hardin County 4-H.

Retirement open house for OSU Extension educator Mark Badertscher

Open House on June 27 RSVP from noon-4:30 p.m. RSVP at 419-674-2297.

Mark Badertscher, the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for OSU Extension in Hardin County, recently announced that he is retiring at the end of June. Badertscher spent over 11 years as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator and has another 26 years of experience teaching agriculture and serving as an FFA Advisor.

After a combined 37 years in public education, Mark wants to thank his colleagues and his community for their support. He also thanks them for supporting his events and projects over the years. Mark’s final day with OSU Extension is June 30. The University will be hiring another educator to fill the position.


Brown Hall post card depicts a gathering for....?

In a recent Ada Ohio Historical Society group post of several images on Facebook, Fish Hall provided this intriguing post card of Brown Hall on the campus of Ohio Northern University.

Ohio Northern statement on the closing of Hill Memorial

Hand colored postcard of the campus of Ohio Normal School, now ONU. Hill Memorial is at right, Dukes Building is at left.

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Lead donor would be needed to save, renovate 1879 structure

By Paula Pyzik Scott

Hill Memorial building, often used as the “face” of Ohio Northern University in promotional materials, has come to a critical moment in its existence. Built in 1879 and the survivor of two major fires, the building will be closed on the last day of July 2024.

Coloring Page: Dive into a book!

With the June 2024 coloring page, we're celebrating Summer Read programs. Learn more about the Ada Public Library program at